Tag Archive for: personal injury

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Iowa City motorcyclist sustains injuries in a single vehicle collision

An accident in Iowa City resulted in a motorcyclist being sent to a local hospital for treatment.  Motorcycle rider is hospitalized and fire department finds he was not wearing a helmet Emergency crews responded to the scene of the collision…
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Greenville South Carolina law enforcement officer needed to be hospitalized for work related injuries

Law enforcement can be a dangerous job at times. This is due to the fact that officers have to routinely deal with violent crime. If any worker is hurt while on the job, they can get assistance from a personal injury or workers compensation…
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Greenville area worker was hurt while making mail deliveries

A postal worker was injured just west of Greenville in Oconee County, South Carolina while working.  Mail worker injured while driving on Highway 59 The Oconee County Emergency Services division responded to the area of Highway 59 on…
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Iowa City accident resulted in a fight afterwards. What legal actions can the victim take?

While car accidents are always stressful, sometimes the situation escalates and additional problems are caused beyond the collision itself. Multiple civil and criminal cases may be filed against the person at fault if they take additional actions…
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Iowa nursing home is investigated after several serious problems and the death of a patient

Some nursing homes in various states around the country end up being monitored by the government. This is due to serious violations that can endanger residents.  A nursing home in Perry, Iowa was placed on a federal watch list for numerous…
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Tallahassee motorcycle rider is killed at a busy intersection and police are still investigating

Despite their best efforts, law enforcement may not be able to determine exactly what happened to cause a serious motor vehicle accident. However, you can still retain a lawyer in these situations and proceed with the early stages of a civil…
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Nashville driver causes a fatal motor vehicle crash while trying to avoid the police

There are many car accidents that will involve a combination of civil liability and criminal charges from the state. In these situations, the civil case is necessary for the purposes of paying for expenses caused by the driver at fault.  A…
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Cedar Rapids interstate crash that injured a police officer was captured on video

A crash on Interstate 380 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that involved multiple vehicles was caught on cameras in the area. Multiple cars fail to yield for disabled vehicle The main piece of evidence used to reconstruct the crash was a dash camera…
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South Carolina workplaces can become dangerous if buildings have mold or other air pollutants

Some workers can be injured by consistent exposure to an environment that causes them to breathe in dangerous substances.  Local news for the Greenville, South Carolina area reported on employees who were concerned with air quality and the…
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Baton Rouge pedestrian was killed by a truck that caused a three car collision on a local highway

When motor vehicle accidents occur, there will be a determination as to who is at fault for the collision. Either the person who was driving or the owner of a commercial vehicle will have to pay for all of a victim’s losses when they are found…
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Iowa construction worker was killed while working on a bridge. His employer may now be facing a civil lawsuit

Authorities were in the process of investigating the death of a construction worker who was killed on a highway job site in Polk County, Iowa.  Construction worker is killed after taking a serious fall The accident happened at about 8:30am…
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Tallahassee truck accident causes delays and leaves two drivers seriously hurt

While some truck accidents only cause minor inconveniences for drivers, injuries can be serious or deadly for those directly affected by a collision. The civil law provides victims with a number of remedies through legal action if they need…
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Tennessee car passenger died when her vehicle flipped over several times

Motor vehicle accidents can turn deadly and create serious financial and emotional problems for the victim’s family.  A local woman died when she was ejected from a car in Greenbrier, Tennessee.  Car rolls off of the road in a residential…
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Tennessee truck driver causes multiple deaths on a highway near Chattanooga

If a trucking company is found to be at fault when one of their drivers causes a serious accident, they may have to pay out large sums of money to the victims. Because of this form of serious liability, many companies will want to strictly control…
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Tennessee car accident caused injuries to three victims. How will a personal injury lawsuit help them pay for losses?

Some of the most common legal actions are related to motor vehicle accidents that result in various kinds of injuries. These cases are so important because they are one of the only ways a victim can afford lots of sudden, unplanned costs such…
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Greenville area fire department workers were hurt during a response to a residential incident

While most occupations involve some risk of injury, emergency responders are more likely to be hurt at work than many other workers. Thankfully, the law does provide ways for people injured in work related situations to recover lost earnings.   An…